Little known to the rest of the community, May means scholarship season for the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Our staff, especially Education Coordinator Cheryl Fowler, work at a feverish pace this time of year to coordinate the selection process and the awarding of hundreds of scholarships to students in the Oshkosh area.
This year, the Foundation will award more than 200 scholarships totaling $287,020. Our volunteer committee members have a tough job narrowing down more than 600 applications, all from worthy students with plans to pursue further education. Continue reading Call the Doctor, We have Scholarship Fever
On Feb. 1, 1992, Andrew Swinney began his duties as the first President in the history of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Today, we are saddened to learn of his passing. Continue reading OACF Owes a Lot to Andrew Swinney
Last week, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation introduced it’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Wyman. This week, he’s introducing himself with a video greeting. Continue reading Greetings from OACF’s new CEO Bill Wyman
Leadership changes at any organization are often exciting times filled with a unique blend of anticipation, optimism and fear.
For those who have been aware that the Foundation was searching for a new leader, the BIG question of who that person will be was answered this week.
Bill Wyman, lifelong resident of Oshkosh, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Continue reading New CEO is a familiar face at Foundation